As you face information overload and fast-changing business conditions, we help you make sense of the most relevant economic data to support your decision-making. Whether you want to assess labor trends, invest in innovation or understand shifts in global economies, we filter through complexity and tell you only what you need to know. You can rely on us to be an independent voice, and our accessible language enables you to connect economic information to your unique business challenges and strategy.
Insights from our Economists
Economic insights and analyses on the global economy and specific current topics relevant to business executives.
StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2016: Escaping the Global Economy's Holding Pattern
The US economy on a growth track of just under 2 percent
Tools to assess uncertainty and unlock opportunity, providing you with the powerful framework of scenario analysis to enhance your strategic planning and stay ahead of trends.
A broad range of indexes, forecasts and projections to help you understand and anticipate the conditions of the economy that will most affect your business, now and in the future.
Reports on the latest trends in the structure of global value chains, along with outsourcing, offshoring and business services, to position you to seize competitive advantage.
Data and research to support your innovation strategy, ranging from traditional R&D to new ways of utilizing big data and cloud computing to your cultivation of creativity.
Cutting-edge research into the business and financial value of brands, providing you with new understanding of customer market segments, ROI, image building and global brand strategy.
Social Media & HR Seminars
08 - 09 December, 2016 (New York, NY)
The Mindful Business Seminar
06 December, 2016 (New York, NY)
US Salary Increase Budgets for 2017
July 2016 | Research Report
Job Satisfaction: 2016 Edition: Tightening Labor Market Means More Opportunity, More Satisfaction
July 2016 | Research Report
Nearly half of US workers (49.6 percent), the highest percentage since 2005, are satisfied with their jobs. The tightening labor market may be partly responsible for this uptick in sentiment.
Board Oversight: A key pillar of sustainability leadership
26 July, 2016 | KnowlEdge Series
Active engagement from the board of directors is a key determinant of sustainability leadership. This webcast examines the business practices that define leadership in corporate sustainability, with a special focus on the role of the board. CPE credit available
Latest Tax Legislation Trends and Their Impact on Corporate Financing Strategy
26 July, 2016 | Special Webcast
In this webcast we will hear from a corporate tax executive at Shell on how his interactions with his treasury counterpart are helping shape the company’s financing strategy. CPE credit available